Tag Archives: Southern Europe

barcelona's buildings will make your jaw drop

11 Fantastic Things to Do in Barcelona Alone

Barcelona is one of the most beloved cities in all of Europe. Barcelona is special geographically, since it is located close to both the mountains and sea, and the fantasy-like buildings are unlike the architecture in other European cities. Actually, Barcelona is one of my favorite cities in the entire world. I went in with low […]

4 days in portugal with street art

4 Days in Portugal: Best Ideas for a Short Trip

Updated: 9 March 2023 I am – no doubt – obsessed with Portugal. After taking a solo Easter holiday in Portugal, I immediately fell in love with this country and knew I wanted to encourage responsible tourism on my blog, especially to my anxious readers who may not take many international trips.  Portugal is fabulous.  […]

2 Magical Days in Lake Como: The Best Things to See & Do

Updated: 9 March 2023 Without a doubt, one of the most beautiful places on earth, so beautiful that it reminds me of spectacular scenery of Middle Earth, is Lake Como. I seriously pine about returning to Lake Como. I pine for Lake Como … maybe once a week? Haha. For example, my memories of magical […]

wearing a shawl is one of the most important things to know before going to venice

7 Important Things to Know Before Going to Venice

Romantic Venice is a bucket list destination for many, many travelers around the world. And who can blame them? Despite exploring much of Europe, I personally think Venice is one of the most unique and beautiful cities that I’ve ever visited in my life. Although very much on the beaten path, Venice is well-loved for […]

solo travel italy: go to small villages

Solo Travel Italy: 10 Reasons to Go to “The Boot” Alone

Updated: January 31 2023. Italy is one of my absolute favorite countries in all of Europe. Is it cliche to love Italy so much? Maybe, but come on. Visiting Italy is so popular and beloved for a reason. But what about people who don’t have a romantic partner or group of friends to take a […]